Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319

  • various
  • composite manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum + paper
Composite Irish manuscript consisting of many fragments.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
H 2. 17
Classification
Cat. no. 1319
Description
Nine leaves from p. 172 on were previously part of the Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2
Provenance and related aspects
Date
various
various ages
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
composite manuscript
Material
vellum + paper
Vellum (pp. 83-491) and paper (pp. 1-82)
Foliation / Pagination
491 pages
Binding
Bound in two volumes

Volume 1:
p. 1–p. 82
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 1-82  » Volume 1 (82 pp), a paper manuscript containing vernacular translations of Latin accounts of the Life of Christ.
Volume 2:
p. 83–p. 89
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 83-89  » Medical fragment of 3 ½ leaves (vellum). “It appears to be of the fifteenth century” (Abbott).
p. 90–p. 110
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 90-110  » Vellum fragment of 11 (originally 12) leaves, again of the 15th century (Abbott), including a copy of Cath Muige Tuired Cunga.
p. 111–p. 118
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 111-118, 334-351  » Fragment of the Breislech
p. 119–p. 171
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 119-171  » 27 leaves containing Irish versions of classical tales
p. 188–p. 191
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 188-191  » Two leaves were formerly inserted between p. 187 and p. 192 (Abbott). Although they retain the earlier pagination (pp. 188-191), these leaves are presently found after p. 171 (Gwynn).
p. 172–p. 187
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 172-187, 192-194  » 9 leaves which previously belonged to the Book of Lecan
p. 195–p. 278
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 195-278  » Five Irish grammatical treatises
p. 279–p. 302
p. 303–p. 316
» Pages 303-316 are missing.
p. 317–p. 333
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 317-333  » 8 ff. Medical fragment.
p. 334–p. 351
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 111-118, 334-351  » 9 ff containing a fragment of Recension III of Táin bó Cúailnge. A part of the same fragment also occurs on pp. 111-118.
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 433-462 
p. 477a–p. 482b
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 477-482  » Three fragments of Togail bruidne Da Derga
p. 483bis–p. 485
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 483-485  » Fragments of four poems
p. 486–p. 487
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 486-487  » Fragment
p. 488–p. 491
[MS] Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319/pp. 488-491 

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] “Trinity College, Dublin”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <https://www.isos.dias.ie/master.html?https://www.isos.dias.ie/libraries/TCD/english/index.html>.
Select parts of the manuscript

Secondary sources (select)

Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
110–116 and 348–352 (no. 1319).
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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